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Saturday's highlights: Rainy day for state golf

Heavy rain and occasional thunderstorms forced the cancellation of the final round of the IHSA boys’ golf state tournaments on Saturday in the Bloomington-Normal area.
The girls’ tournaments in Decatur were plagued by soggy weather, too, but were completed after delays.

Kroner's volleyball insider: Schlarman overcomes slight

On Fridays, prep sports coordinator Fred Kroner covers the area volleyball scene like it’s nobody’s business:

Schlarman overcomes slight

PBL passes test, wins SVC volleyball title

PAXTON — Take your pick:
— The finesse of a gymnast;
— The power of a heavyweight boxer;
— The determination of an ultra-marathoner;
— The tenacity of a lion.
Just name it. The Paxton-Buckley-Loda volleyball team has it.

Thursday's prep highlights: Centennial volleyball tops STM

In volleyball

Centennial 2, St. Thomas More 0. The Chargers improved to 25-3 with a 25-19, 25-20 road win. Lindsay Rogan had eight digs for the Chargers. Louisette Lukusa led the Sabers with five kills and four blocks.

Bulletin Board: PBL's Overstreet steps aside

PAXTON — John Overstreet’s duties at Paxton-Buckley-Loda changed in late September. When he added activities director to his title as athletic director, he was asked to relinquish coaching duties.

Teams of the Week: Danville girls' tennis in spotlight


The Big 12 champion Vikings ran the table in doubles. Rachael and Becca Lewis prevailed at No. 1 doubles, as did Amy Shah and Neha Patel at No. 2 and Courtney Hart and Taylor Ellis at No. 3. Shah, Ellis, Patel and Hart were each triumphant in singles as coach Mark Bacys’ team extended its streak of Big 12 titles to three.

Tuesday's prep highlights: M-S girls' golfers advance to state

In girls’ golf
At Urbana. Prairie Central’s JACKIE DUFFY was the individual medalist and the Hawks (397) finished third behind champion Bishop McNamara (370) and runner-up Mahomet-Seymour (384) in advancing to the Class 1A state finals. PC’s EMILY HEISER added a 95 and JENNA HALE shot 99.

Monday's prep highlights: Peavler, Thompson lead golf contingent

In boys’ golf
At Savoy. One year ago, Brock Peavler fell 1 stroke short of qualifying for the state tournament. The Rantoul/PBL senior took the memory of that near miss onto the University of Illinois Orange Course on Monday.
“He’s been looking forward to this thing for about 365 days,” Eagles coach Travis Flesner said.

Saturday's prep highlights: Hansen, Danville shine on court

In girls’ tennis

Kroner's volleyball insider: Tournament to honor fallen star

On Fridays, prep sports coordinator Fred Kroner covers the area volleyball scene like it’s nobody’s business:

Tourney to honor fallen star

CHAMPAIGN — St. Thomas More will hold the first Morgan Buerkett Memorial Volleyball Tournament on Oct. 13.